Tamia Fowlkes

Tamia is a junior at the University of Wisconsin – Madison majoring in Journalism and Political Science with certificates in Gender and Women’s Studies and Leadership. On campus, she serves as the Big 10 Voting Challenge Intern for the Morgridge Center of Public Service, as an Andrew Goodman Ambassador and as a Video Production Intern for UW Communications. Tamia currently serves as an Investigative Reporting Intern at The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, previously has written for The Wisconsin State Journal, Isthmus, and Madison Commons. Driven by her passions for politics, education, and activism, Tamia co-created The Student Civic Immersion Program which aids high school students in crafting service projects centered around civic engagement and policy issues like environmental justice, racial equity, and voter suppression. She co-hosts a podcast called Pod-Cast Your Vote which aims to mobilize and empower youth voters. All of her experiences have heightened her passion for journalism and leadership.